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Group supporting Bangladesh factory workers protests outside Children’s Place Secaucus headquarters

7/27/2014

Link to Article. June 4, 2014 By JOAN VERDON Staff Writer The Record Photo courtesy of the International Labor Rights…

EMERGENCY ACTION: Call Liberato’s Owner and Defend Worker Organizing

5/28/2014

BREAKING: Bronx restaurant Liberato just threatened to fire two workers organizing with the Laundry Workers Center against wage theft, sexual harassment, and abuse.

HOW CAN YOU HELP: Call Liberato’s owner Manuel Antonio Liberato at cell 201-218-1811 TONIGHT (5/28) 5-9pm and tell him we won’t tolerate the dismissal of any workers from the organizing campaign. Suggested script

Global Day of Action For Victims of Rana Plaza Collapse  

4/28/2014

On April 24th, the International Labor Rights Forum, along with 99 Pickets and activists from labor unions, held an action at the Children’s Place store at Union Square in NYC to call attention to both Children’s Place and Walmart’s refusal to fairly compensate the families of victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year.  Photos of the action here.

May Day Immigrant Worker Justice Tour!!

4/23/2014

[Español] May Day is fast approaching, which means its almost time for the 3rd Annual Immigrant Worker Justice Tour!

Join our march on International Workers Day as hundreds of us take to the streets of NYC to demand dignity, justice and respect for workers and immigrants everywhere. This years tour will be highlighting struggles throughout NYC, as well as those of our sisters and brothers across the US and around the world.

Meet up is 12:30PM at Washington Square Park (by the fountain), where we’ll head off to over a dozen targets throughout Lower Manhattan to demand an end to wage theft, exploitation, inhumane and unsafe working conditions, privatization, the deportation, detention and criminalization of immigrant communities, and attacks on people of color and the poor both here and abroad.

At Her Allendale Home, Activists Call On Children’s Place CEO to Take Responsibility for Bangladesh Deaths

4/13/2014

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Matt Plummer, 99 Pickets, 99pickets@gmail.com Photos and videos: http://tiny.cc/99pkts-allendale More information: 99pickets.org, orphansplace.com Allendale, NJ…

Solidarity Wins! Frieze New York Goes Union

4/10/2014

From Arts & Labor: http://artsandlabor.org/solidarity-wins-frieze-new-york-goes-union/ For Immediate Release Contact: owsartsandlabor@gmail.com Unions, including Teamsters Joint Council 16 and IATSE, have reached…

City Workers From Across Unions Met and Mobilized Around Campaign for Fair Pay

3/12/2014

From the MORE Caucus NEW YORK: Over 75 rank and file union members gathered on Thursday (3/7/2014) night to mobilize…

Voices of Protest Mark Fashion Week

2/27/2014

From NY City Lens A group of demonstrators urged retailers to push for safe factory conditions in Bangladesh by Anand…

Protesting Fashion’s Killers at NYFW

2/13/2014

From VICE: by Peter Rugh A large white van parked in front of Lincoln Center, in uptown Manhattan, on Thursday…

Bankrupt Domino’s Franchisee in New York To Pay $1.2 Million to 61 Pizza Deliverers

2/12/2014

http://nmass.org/?p=262 From Daily Labor Report: “The district court allowed Legal Aid to include corporate Domino’s, the franchisor, as a defendant based…

99 Pickets Monthly Meetings – 5 MINUTE SURVEY / 99 Pickets Reunión Mensual – ENCUESTA 5 MINUTOS

2/07/2014

Since August 2013, 99 Pickets has hosted a monthly meeting for workers, organizers and activists across NYC, to share information about their campaigns and discuss important issues in worker organizing. We’ve had five meetings so far, and would love to get your feedback to improve the meetings.

Support City Workers! Full Retro Pay!

2/03/2014

(read and sign the full petition here:  http://chn.ge/1cFeQTo) For most of the past five years, the city of New York’s…